(00:00) PEN American Center has published a report researched by the FDR Group that shows writers are self-censoring their works due to fears of NSA surveillance. Stories are not being covered, investigative journalism is stymied for fear of exposing sources, and the loss to America and democracy may be great. Suzanne Nossel of PEN America is our guest.
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(23:00) Monticello was more than a beautiful home for Thomas Jefferson. It’s sweeping verandas looked out to America’s expansive west and evidence of slavery was hidden from public view. All of these and more were indicative of Jefferson’s forty-year dream to build it. Jack Van Ens is our guest
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